- Current students
Develop your English language skills to succeed in further study and in your career. This programme will prepare you for a career in many industries, from Architecture, Computing and Business to Health Science and Educational Leadership and Management.
- Learn how to listen, read, write and speak in English in higher-level and postgraduate academic contexts
- Get the language and study skills to succeed in higher education
- Use the latest technology and apps to help you learn
- Get access to great teachers and equipment (including a well-equipped Library, English Language Centre and computer labs)
- Learn perspectives from diverse cultures and understand ethical, bicultural and social issues in New Zealand
- Learn in a fast and flexible 16 week programme
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Understand and produce extended, complex academic texts on a wide range of topics
- Continue your education with a Bachelors or Postgraduate programme or advance your current career
Please note: International students who graduate will NOT be eligible for a post study work visa upon completion of this programme.
Is this the right level for me?
If you're not sure, feel free to take this free online test to help you determine what English programme to apply for.
Alternatively, simply apply and we can move you into the right programme after you sit the placement test, if required.
For this programme, you will need the following:
- Be 16 years old by the time the programme starts
- A New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4) or equivalent, or achieve an appropriate score on Unitec's Language Studies English Language Placement Test.
Don't meet these requirements? We also accept:
- Sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission
For more information download the programme regulations:
Courses and timetables
For more details on the courses including timetables, please click on the course names below.
|Listening in Academic Contexts (EAPL5151)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ understanding of complex, oral academic texts on a wide range of topics at CEFR high B2 level.|
|Speaking in Academic Contexts (EAPL5152)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ ability to participate flexibly and effectively in extended spoken academic discourse on a wide range of topics at CEFR high B2 level|
|Reading in Academic Contexts (EAPL5153)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ understanding extended, complex written academic texts on a wide range of topics of at CEFR high B2 level.|
|Writing in Academic Contexts (EAPL5154)||15 credits (0.125 EFTS)||This course develops students’ ability to write well-structured, sophisticated, extended academic texts on a wide range of topics.|